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  • Special Weather Statement for South Willamette Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued September 23 at 2:56AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:56 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...THE FIRST ORGANIZED FRONTAL SYSTEM OF THE SEASON WILL BRING
    HEAVY RAIN TO SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...AND AND
    GUSTY COASTAL WINDS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
    AN EARLY FALL FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING A DRASTIC CHANGE IN
    WEATHER TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THE MAIN WEATHER IMPACT WILL BE
    WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL BEGIN ALONG THE COAST
    LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND SLOWLY SPREAD INLAND TONIGHT AND
    WEDNESDAY.
    RAINFALL TOTALS FROM TUESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK ARE
    EXPECTED TO REACH NEAR AN INCH OVER THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS...AND 1
    TO 2 INCHES FOR THE COAST AND MOUNTAINS. THIS HEAVY RAIN MAY
    RESULT IN LOCALIZED URBAN FLOODING...ESPECIALLY WHERE THE LOCAL
    WILDFIRES HAVE LEFT BURN SCARS. ROADS LOCATED BELOW BURNED SLOPES
    MAY BE AT RISK FOR RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES.
    MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION ON THE ROADWAYS OVER THE NEXT
    FEW DAYS. GIVEN THE LONG PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER THAT HAS PRECEDED
    THIS FRONT...RESIDUAL OIL AND GREASE ON THE ROAD SURFACES WILL
    LIKELY BECOME QUITE SLICK AT THE ONSET OF THE RAIN.
    GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE COASTAL BEACHES AND HEADLANDS
    THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH POSSIBLE.
    THESE WINDS COMBINED WITH THE HEAVY RAIN MAY RESULT IN THE DOWNING
    OF TREE LIMBS...AND POSSIBLY LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES.
    THE COLDER AIR MASS WILL BRING SNOW LEVELS INTO THE HIGH
    CASCADES...AND SOME OF THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN SKI RESORTS MAY EVEN
    SEE SOME SNOWFLAKES.

  • Special Weather Statement for South Willamette Valley County, Oregon
  • Special Weather Statement issued September 23 at 2:56AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:56 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...THE FIRST ORGANIZED FRONTAL SYSTEM OF THE SEASON WILL BRING
    HEAVY RAIN TO SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON...AND AND
    GUSTY COASTAL WINDS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...
    AN EARLY FALL FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING A DRASTIC CHANGE IN
    WEATHER TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THE MAIN WEATHER IMPACT WILL BE
    WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL BEGIN ALONG THE COAST
    LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND SLOWLY SPREAD INLAND TONIGHT AND
    WEDNESDAY.
    RAINFALL TOTALS FROM TUESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK ARE
    EXPECTED TO REACH NEAR AN INCH OVER THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS...AND 1
    TO 2 INCHES FOR THE COAST AND MOUNTAINS. THIS HEAVY RAIN MAY
    RESULT IN LOCALIZED URBAN FLOODING...ESPECIALLY WHERE THE LOCAL
    WILDFIRES HAVE LEFT BURN SCARS. ROADS LOCATED BELOW BURNED SLOPES
    MAY BE AT RISK FOR RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES.
    MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION ON THE ROADWAYS OVER THE NEXT
    FEW DAYS. GIVEN THE LONG PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER THAT HAS PRECEDED
    THIS FRONT...RESIDUAL OIL AND GREASE ON THE ROAD SURFACES WILL
    LIKELY BECOME QUITE SLICK AT THE ONSET OF THE RAIN.
    GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE COASTAL BEACHES AND HEADLANDS
    THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH POSSIBLE.
    THESE WINDS COMBINED WITH THE HEAVY RAIN MAY RESULT IN THE DOWNING
    OF TREE LIMBS...AND POSSIBLY LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES.
    THE COLDER AIR MASS WILL BRING SNOW LEVELS INTO THE HIGH
    CASCADES...AND SOME OF THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN SKI RESORTS MAY EVEN
    SEE SOME SNOWFLAKES.